Inspector General of Police Punjab Inam Ghani has said that Lahore Police has a central position and status in Punjab Police. Therefore, Lahore Police has to use modern information technology to improve its professional affairs, especially the performance of the Investigation Wing and make full use of available resources according to modern policing.
He said that the best policy to curb crime was to bring the accused to book by speeding up the working out of cases and in this regard the provision of all necessary resources and facilities to the investigating officers should be ensured on priority basis.
He further said that , there should be a significant increase in already total 4177 nufree of investigation wing in accordance with the increasing number of cases whereas , the provision of computers, printers, locators and other resources to the Investigation Wing should be ensured on priority basis. He further said that the first batch of new vehicles provided by the Punjab government should be handed over to Lahore Police as soon as possible after completion of hood installation while CCPO Lahore, to improve the performance of Investigation Wing should ensure provision of the first consignment of vehicles to the Investigation Wing.
He further said that more resources and facilities should be provided to the investigation police in the police stations with high crime rate while competent and educated personnel should be deployed in the investigation to reduce the pressure of cases on the investigating officers.
Briefing IG Punjab, DIG Investigation Lahore Sharaq Jamal said that Lahore Police is working day and night to ensure effective use of modern technology for crime control and arrest of criminals and in accordance with the vision and instructions of IG Punjab. Intelligence-based operations and counter-insurgency operations will be made more effective.
He added that special teams have been formed to nab drug dealers, street criminals and criminals involved in serious crimes, whose performance is being monitored on a daily basis while tightening the noose around the scoundrels of the society intelligence based operations are being intensified for this purpose.